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61305 Sigma

Penicillinase from Bacillus cereus

lyophilized, powder, white, ~13 U/mg

Synonym: β-Lactamase I from Bacillus cereus, β-Lactamase II, Cephalosporinase, Penicillin amido-β-lactam hydrolase

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Properties

Related Categories 3.5.x.x Acting on C-N other than peptides, 3.x.x.x Hydrolases, Application Index, Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Biology,
form   powder
quality   lyophilized
mol wt   Mr ~30000
color   white
foreign activity   β-lactamase II ≤2%
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Other Notes

Used to destroy β-lactam antibiotics in body fluids or culture media. For the determination of penicillin; In the coupled enzyme assay for isopenicillin N synthetase; ELISA of estradiol; Penicillinase optodes

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Unit Definition

One unit will hydrolyze 1.0 μmole of indicated substrate per min at pH 7.0 at 25 °C. Sold as benzylpenicillin units. This International Unit (using benzylpenicillin as substrate) is approximately equal to 600 Levy or 75 Pollock units.

Application

Used in the production of penicillin.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Penicillinase specifically catalyzes the hydrolysis of β-lactam ring of penicillin.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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GHS08  GHS08
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Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles

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Keywords: Cell signaling, Diagnostic, Drug discovery, Molecular biology

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